RAID System Administration Guide

Document Number: 007-2113-002

Front Matter

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Table of Contents

About This Guide
How to Use This Guide
Hardware and Software Requirements
Documentation Conventions
Product Support
For More Information

1. Introduction to RAID
RAID Levels
RAID Stripe Depth
RAID Configuration Options
RAID Failure Prediction
RAID Failure Recovery

2. Formatting a RAID

3. Routine Maintenance Tasks
Making Tape Backups
Monitoring /var/adm/SYSLOG
Getting Configuration and Status Information
Checking the Integrity of Parity
Checking for Failed Disk Drives
Downloading New Firmware

4. Recovering after a Disk Warning or Failure
Replacing a Disk Drive
Restoring Data from Tape after Two Failures
Restarting a Hung RAID
Resetting a RAID to Factory Defaults

5. Error Messages
raid Error and Warning Messages
Messages from the RAID Device Driver
LED Error Conditions

A. Programming Hints